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Transfer to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

This page explains the transfer application process and the criteria for transferring credits. Saint Mary’s accepts many transfer credits as long as they meet certain criteria.

Transferring schools can be a daunting process. Saint Mary’s transfer coordinator is available to help you every step of the way. Contact our transfer coordinator if you have questions. We look forward to receiving your application.

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Transfer Student Requirements

Students must have a minimum 2.0 college GPA to be considered for transfer to Saint Mary’s. 

Transfer students must complete two Faith Traditions courses and the junior/senior sequence of the Lasallian Core Traditions Program in order to meet the requirements of the Saint Mary’s general education program.

Transfer Student Scholarships

Saint Mary's is proud to support undergraduate students in their academic journeys with financial support. There are several scholarships available exclusively to transfer students. Learn more.

Transferring Credits

All college-level course credits comparable to Saint Mary’s offerings (100 level or higher) will transfer as long as you receive a C or higher grade in the course. Saint Mary’s will also accept credit from Minnesota Transfer Curriculum and CLEP and Advanced Placement credits. Scores must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office for evaluation.

Minnesota Community College Credit Transfers

The following links explain how courses taken at Minnesota community colleges will transfer to Saint Mary’s. Credits earned at other institutions will be evaluated on an individual basis.